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Weight Watchers Banana Pudding

I thought it would be a good time to share another Weight Watcher’s dessert. These banana puddings are great served in individual dishes/cups and the perfect summer treat for these humid days. Each serving has about 4 points and if you do not follow the Weight Watchers plan, that means you can have 2!!! Bon Appetit!!!

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  • 2 Boxes (small), 3 oz Fat Free Vanilla Pudding Cook and Serve (Sugar free boxes are less than an ounce but the 4 serving size)
  • 4 Cups Low Fat Milk
  • 3 Cups Fat Free Cool Whip, Divided
  • 10 Large Bananas, Ripe, Chopped
  • 16 Reduced Fat Vanilla Wafers, Crushed
  1. Prepare pudding according to box directions using low-fat milk. Chill until set then fold in 2 cups of Cool Whip.
  2. Makes 16 9 oz parfaits. Layer in 9 oz cups or parfait glasses.
  3. Use 1/3 Cup banana and 1 1/2 Tbsp pudding in alternating layers (2 sets of each)
  4. Chill until ready to serve. (Don’t wait too long or your bananas will start to brown.)
  5. Top with 1 Tbsp whipped topping and 1 crushed wafer before serving. 

Finding Ways to Manage A Bad Habit!

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It can be all too easy to get yourself wrapped up in habits that are very hard to manage and control. Many people find themselves going from simply enjoying something to having it become a normal part of their daily life, and this can cause some big problems if you’ve chosen the wrong habits. To help you out with this, this post will be exploring some of the work that can go into managing a runaway habit, giving you the chance to start to control this element of your life.

Finding Alternatives

Finding alternatives to your habits can be a challenge, but it can also be a good way to take your mind off these things when you want to have better control over them. For example, if you’ve gotten hooked on cigarettes, using something like an e-cigarette would give you an opportunity to sate your addiction without using unhealthy methods. This sort of approach can be taken with just about any type of habit, but you need to find something that you will enjoy as an alternative if it’s going to work.

Take Away The Ritual

Many habits are built on layers of different types of behavior. The ritual you embark on before you start enjoying your habit can be a big part of the whole thing, making it worth looking for ways to take this out of the equation. For example, if you’re using a substance like cannabis, you’ll probably know exactly how to clean your glass pipe or bong, and this will make it all too easy to get sucked into a routine. Breaking away from the ritual and routine that comes with your habit will always be a good way to overcome it.

Family & Friends Support

Getting help from those closest to you is one of the best ways to tackle a habit. It’s likely that these people have seen how the whole thing has influenced you, and they will want to help you to make positive changes in your life. You can simply as people like this to help you when you have a habit that you can’t control. They will be able to provide emotional support through this process, but you will still need to work extremely hard to shake off the habits that you’re struggling with.

Rehabilitation Support

Going to rehab can seem like an extreme step to take when you’re dealing with a habit. In reality, though, this sort of work can often be essential when someone falls into the wrong habits. There are loads of options on the market, from online rehab schemes that enable you to work towards a better life from your computer to specialized clinics that will be able to guide you through every step of a process like this.

Getting over a habit isn’t as easy as you might expect. Of course, though, with people to help and support you, you should find the whole thing much easier. As time goes on, you will get more and more opportunities to improve your lifestyle without old habits.